Pic of the Day: Whitewater rafting in Limón
Costa Rica hosted the first World White Water Rafting Summit this week, bringing together more than 250 participants from 25 nations.
Topics focused on improving safety in adventure sports and managing environmental risks inherent in whitewater rafting.
The summit was particularly timely for Costa Rica after five people died in a rafting accident on the Naranjito River in Quepos, Puntarenas a year ago.
The four-day event ended (how else?) with a massive navigation down the Pacuare River in Siquirres, Limón — pictured here during one of the calmer moments of the trip.
You may be interested
UN elects Venezuela over Costa Rica to serve on Human Rights CouncilAlejandro Zúñiga - October 17, 2019
Costa Rica's bid to block Venezuela from serving on the United Nations Human Rights Council came up just short. During…
Walmart now sells Costa Rican coffee under its ‘Great Value’ brandAlejandro Zúñiga - October 17, 2019
Walmart's presence in Costa Rica is seemingly inescapable. In addition to the 12 Walmart Supercenters it operates in Costa Rica,…